Background and Experience of Fonda Hart, LMFT
After graduating from Biola University with a B.S. in nursing in 1982, Fonda spent six years
living overseas in Morocco, Jordan and France. After returning to the U.S., she pursued a
M.A. in counseling at Western Seminary, graduating with honors in 1996. She worked in a
variety of counseling internships in order to obtain both a breadth and depth of clinical
experience. She obtained her MFT license in 2002.
Fonda worked for 5 years at Advent Group Ministries ministries, a group home program for
adolescents in recovery from addiction. She is familiar with the dynamics of addictive
She has worked with children and adolescents in high-risk family situations, working with
the family and the legal system to prevent placement failure. And she worked for two years
as a high school counselor with troubled teens. She has worked therapeutically with
Additionally, Fonda worked for three years in the Child Psychiatry Department at Kaiser
Permanente, providing treatment and case management for children and teens with
psychiatric disorders. With a nursing background, she is comfortable working with children
and adults who are under the care of a psychiatrist/physician for medication needs.
Fonda worked at Link Care Center for four years, and has continued to provide therapy to
missionaries and pastors’ families for years. She has a particular appreciation for the unique
dynamics of ministry families, being a former missionary, and having worked with people
who are in ministry locally and all over the world. She enjoys working with teen and adult
MK’s/TCK’s as well.
Fonda “pioneered” Brainpaint neurofeedback in the California Central Valley in 2013. She is
the premier neurofeedback provider in the Fresno area, with 10 years of very successful
outcomes, with children as young as 3 years and adults as old as…(I’m not telling). 14z
She has been in private practice since 2010 and is now primarily providing online therapy,
while continuing to provide Brainpaint neurofeedback in Fresno.